Richard Russell, Business Development Tait EMEA, speaks about some of the challenges fire rescue services face with legacy communications and discusses potential solutions. 

Fire rescue services have a growing emphasis on limited budgets, resulting in a need to achieve greater efficiencies – do more with less. This may sound familiar but are these perceived cost cuttings and procurement decisions actually delivering best value?

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This white paper from Tait Communications focuses on recent responses to disasters around the world.  It details the courageous work of first responders and their supporting teams, despite the dangerous circumstances they face.  Less technology focused than our typical white papers, this piece really demonstrates the dedication of these people and communities, as well as the positive contribution that critical communications can have when disaster strikes.

Every day, disasters threaten lives, homes, and property around the world. Hurricanes,... Continue Reading

Resource companies, along with other industries, are actively looking into advanced wireless communications and how they can make business safer and more efficient. With a vast variety of options including digital radio, data services, and automation, the companies question the future effect on mine sites and oil rigs. So how can organizations ensure they’re prepared to meet these demands?

The following article from the latest issue of Connection magazine talks about the future of wireless communication.  Omnitronics Ltd, a global Tait Technology Partner, has been talking to... Continue Reading

As the 2018 year comes to a close, we look back on some of the highlights for Tait and the critical communications industry.  Ranging from monumental contracts, product releases, insights, and green innovations, 2018 has been busy and exciting across the board.  We would like to share these moments with you, and revisit some of your favorite stories from this year.

 

Tait DMR: A Smart Investment, Made to Evolve 

Tait has long been regarded as a trusted supplier of DMR Tier 3 networks and solutions.  We were among the first to take Tier 3 solutions to market, and we are still... Continue Reading

Tait has helped numerous transport agencies around the world by providing reliable voice and data solutions. From city bus networks to airports and rail companies, Tait has delivered improved coverage, better timetable compliance, service interruption management, cost reduction, environmental performance improvement and enhanced worker safety.

Below we have explored the top 10 reasons transport organizations choose Tait.   You can visit the transport industry page to see more detail on client stories, specific offerings and more.
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We’re very happy to announce the latest issue of Connection Magazine is released! In the much anticipated 9th issue we dive deeper into the future of emergency communications in the US, discover new trends in the fast-paced technology environment, learn about ongoing issues in the mining industry – and much more! Continue Reading

Connection magazine sat down with Tait Manufacturing Engineering Manager Dean Mischewski to discuss how Tait switched to Lead-Free infrastructure assembly. Dean explains the process:

Lead is extremely toxic to humans – prolonged exposure can cause serious problems to your central nervous system, so it isn’t something we want to be handling unnecessarily. Unfortunately, it’s been used in electronic components for years, particularly in solder. So there is wide concern about how much lead the disposal of these devices might introduce to... Continue Reading

Independent communications consultant Dr Jan Noordhof discusses the future of communications in the Mining industry.
As the scope of the industry’s communications requirements increase, many mines employ an expanding, but disparate mix of technologies. Over many decades, mines have employed phones, bell signalling, leaky feeder systems, through-the-earth communications, VOIP, WiFi, RFID, and cellular to name a few.

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We’ve been working hard on a new issue of Connection magazine – coming soon – and we’re excited to give you a sneak peak at one of the latest articles below!
Imagine if different versions of WiFi were not backwards compatible, and you needed a different WiFi adapter to connect your smart devices or laptops in different locations. Tait’s UK-based General Manager – Transport, Jamie Bishop, shares the current state of play in Public Transport IT standards, and the benefits that ITxPT will be bringing to the Public Transport sector.

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Without doubt, the single most important property of any radio network is coverage. Since coverage engineering may be the most complex area of the radio system specification and design process, it is a critical area where your time investment will be well justified. While it may seem sensible and understandable to simply have a goal of coverage that is “the same as or better than the existing network,” statements like this are hard to quantify, and can lead to misunderstandings and difficulties in testing and proving success.
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